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Thomas Patrick Sutton

In memory of:

Sapper Thomas Patrick Sutton

July 24, 1952


South Korea

Military Service


Service Number:

SN1209

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Engineers

Division:

RCE

Citation(s):

Korea Medal and United Nations Service Medal Korea .

Additional Information


Born:

October 20, 1918
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Enlistment:

January 22, 1951
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Son of Mr. J. and Catherine Sutton of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.Brother of William, Charles Valentino, John, Mrs W.B Ashley ( twin to Charles) Francies and Margaret.

Commemorated on the Wall of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 71 of the Korean War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UNITED NATIONS CEMETERY (BUSAN)
South Korea

Grave Reference:

21.2.1280

Location:

The United Nations Cemetery is located in Tanggok, a suburb of Busan. The land for the cemetery was granted to the United Nations by the Republic of Korea as a tribute to all those who had laid down their lives in combatting aggression and in upholding peace and freedom. There are 2,267 servicemen buried in the United Nations Memorial Cemetery. Of these 1,538 were Commonwealth soldiers, including 376 Canadians.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaques for Sapper Thomas Patrick Sutton,Private Raymond Robert Sweeney, Craftsman Ronald Harvey Taylor and Private Leo Joseph Tellier and on the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Meadowvale Cemetery, Brampton, Ontario.
  • Memorial– A section of the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Meadowvale Cemetery, Brampton, Ontario. The memorial consists of a central section and 13 other sections containing memorial plaques for each of the 516 Canadian service men who died while serving with the Canadian Forces in the United Nations operations in Korea. It was erected by the Korea Veterans Association of Canada and was dedicated on July 27, 1997.
  • Memorial– Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 1
  • Inscription– Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 2
  • Memorial– Central Section of Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance Part 3
  • Sapper Thomas Patrick Sutton– Sapper Thomas Patrick Sutton in Army Service uniform

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